Category Archives: cycling at night

Brainy bike lights

Another interesting product I liked at the London Bike Show were the Brainy Bike Lights and I think they’re an interesting and novel approach to cycle lights. The idea is pretty simple as a way of solving the problem of … Continue reading

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Latest commuting by bicycle fun

Yesterday I cycled to work, Dunstable to Stevenage and as ever it turned out to be fun!  Yes fun, although not how I planned it as it involved a few snags along the way: Front light My Cateye front light … Continue reading

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Early review – Trek Bontrager Ember USB rear light

Rear facing lights like the Bontrager Ember USB which are fixed to helmets are gaining popularity and it’s not hard to see why.   It is an effective way of being seen sooner in some situations and as I’m trying … Continue reading

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Huff, puff and two flat tyres

Following on from my previous post, where the day started with being on BBC Three Counties Radio and discussing cycling with Iain Lee, I was starting my commute to Stevenage when I acquired an unexpected companion.  It was still dark … Continue reading

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Cycling at night

Just as everyone was going to bed last night, my friend Wallie and I were unloading our bikes, ready for a ride through the night around the Salisbury Plain area.  Most people think I’m mad for doing this kind of … Continue reading

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A midsummer’s night ride

Wallie and myself.   Belas Knapp, Gloucestershire June 2010 – about 3.00am and just before dawn Wallie and I had promised ourselves a bike ride in May 2010 and had a date arranged for quite some time.  With various things … Continue reading

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A scary bike ride

With all the snow of late, its been hard trying to spot the right opportunity for a bike ride. That combined with family life has made it almost impossible. So last Saturday, we needed a few things from Sainsbury’s so … Continue reading

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